Thirteen Traditional Crafts of Bhutan

Art and Crafts of Bhutan
Thag-Zo Textile Industry of Bhutan is integral part of its Life and Cultural Heritage. Eastern Bhutan's Women are skilled at weaving textiles from Cotton, Raw Cotton and Silk with intricate motifs. Khoma Village in Lhuentse is famous for Kushithara while Rahi and Bidung are known for Bura Textiles. Bhutanese weavers primarily use four types of Looms, Blackstrap Loom, horizontal Fixed Loom, Horizontal Framed Loom and Card Loom, of which predominant type is Indigenous Back-Strap Loom. (more…)

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